Engineering - Electrical

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Electric Power: Distribution Emergency Operation

1st Edition

Chee-Wooi Ten, Yachen Tang
September 26, 2018

Provides the fundamentals of distribution emergency operation using graph-theoretic approach and exploration of subsystem(s) that address the operational aspects of fault occurrence to determine the possible feeder reconfiguration. Topics include: (1) Data extraction from geographic information...

Understanding Laser Accidents

1st Edition

Ken Barat
September 24, 2018

Understanding Laser Accidents provides a comprehensive reference addressing a wide a spectrum of laser accidents. The under-reporting and misreporting of laser accidents creates a blind spot for the laser management of institutions, laser users and laser safety officers. This book attempts to lift...

Big Data Analytics in Future Power Systems

1st Edition

Ahmed F. Zobaa, Trevor J. Bihl
September 24, 2018

Power systems are increasingly collecting large amounts of data due to the expansion of the Internet of Things into power grids. In a smart grids scenario, a huge number of intelligent devices will be connected with almost no human intervention characterizing a machine-to-machine scenario, which is...

Understanding Digital Image Processing

1st Edition

Vipin Tyagi
September 24, 2018

This book introduces the fundamental concepts of modern digital image processing. It aims to help the students, scientists, and practitioners to understand the concepts through clear explanations, illustrations and examples. The discussion of the general concepts is supplemented with examples from...

Neural Networks for Robotics: An Engineering Perspective

1st Edition

Nancy Arana-Daniel, Alma Y. Alanis, Carlos Lopez-Franco
September 21, 2018

The book offers an insight on artificial neural networks for giving a robot a high level of autonomous tasks, such as navigation, cost mapping, object recognition, intelligent control of ground and aerial robots, and clustering, with real-time implementations. The reader will learn various...

Opportunistic Networks: Mobility Models, Protocols, Security, and Privacy

1st Edition

Khaleel Ahmad, Nur Izura Udzir, Ganesh Chandra Deka
September 18, 2018

Opportunistic networks allow mobile users to share information without any network infrastructure.This book is suitable for both undergraduates and postgraduates as it discusses various aspects of opportunistic networking including, foundations of ad hoc network; taxonomy of mobility models, etc....

Advances in Swarm Intelligence for Optimizing Problems in Computer Science

1st Edition

Anand Nayyar, Dac-Nhuong Le, Nhu Gia Nguyen
September 18, 2018

This book provides comprehensive details of all Swarm Intelligence based Techniques available till date in a comprehensive manner along with their mathematical proofs. It will act as a foundation for authors, researchers and industry professionals. This monograph will present the latest state of...

EMC for Installers: Electromagnetic Compatibility of Systems and Installations

1st Edition

Mark Van Helvoort, Mathieu Melenhorst
September 17, 2018

Electrotechnical systems and installations are primarily designed for functionality. Appropriate standards and guidelines are applied to accomplish this; however, experience shows this approach to be insufficient for establishing electromagnetic compatibility. This leads to huge expenses for...

Phosphors for Energy Saving and Conversion Technology

1st Edition

Vijay B. Pawade, Sanjay J. Dhoble
September 17, 2018

This text deals with the advantages of rare earth activated phosphors for the development of solid state lighting technology and in enhancing the light conversion efficiency of Si solar cells. The book initiates with a short overview of the atomic and semiconductor theory followed by introduction...

Power Engineering: Advances and Challenges Part B Electrical Power

1st Edition

Viorel Badescu, George Christian Lazaroiu, Linda Barelli
September 15, 2018

With the advent of climate change on the horizon, humanity faces numerous adjustments in their way of life, including the attitude towards environmental protection and the depletion of traditional energy resources. These changes have significant impacts in the power production sector. Future energy...

Nanocrystals in Nonvolatile Memory: Nanocrystals in Nonvolatile Memory

1st Edition

Writam Banerjee
September 13, 2018

In recent years, utilization of the abundant advantages of quantum physics, quantum dots, quantum wires, quantum wells, and nanocrystals has attracted considerable scientific attention in the field of nonvolatile memory. Nanocrystals are the driving element that have brought the nonvolatile flash...

5G Mobile Communications: Concepts and Technologies

1st Edition

Saad Asif
September 04, 2018

This book will help readers comprehend technical and policy elements of telecommunication particularly in the context of 5G. It first presents an overview of the current research and standardization practices and lays down the global frequency spectrum allocation process. It further lists solutions...